The UFC Hype Machine is in full effect with their poster boy Conor McGregor set to face Floyd “Money” Mayweather Saturday night for the WBC “Money Belt” and de facto title of “king of boxing”. When bookmakers first opened the lines on Mayweather vs. McGregor, the betting odds heavily favored the unbeaten Mayweather. But as the weeks went on, the odds started to close the gap and as of Friday afternoon, just 24 hours before history is made, Mayweather is still the favorite at -450 and McGregor has closed the underdog status to just +325. If you still don’t think Conor has a shot, let UFC color man Joe Rogan, trainer Freddie Roach, Sugar Ray Leonard, Larry Holmes and others plant seeds of doubt in your mind. … Then watch this.
Can you believe we’re just one day away from possibly rewriting the history books forever? It’s been a tough fought road of respect for MMA, but if Conor McGregor knocks out Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, the boxing world will have to finally submit. If Floyd wins, then Conor bit off more than he can chew. The weigh-ins and final faceoff will be held today at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT. Watch the live stream or on-demand replay right here.
Here’s why Conor McGregor is going to beat Floyd Mayweather Saturday night in Las Vegas. New footage has been released of Conor’s sparring session with former boxing world champ Paulie Maligaggi and the Irishman is really taking it to him. In this new video from MindSmash they break down how Conor’s karate stance approach and … Read more
Unless you’ve been hiding in a nuclear bunker for the past few months, anybody with any remote interest in combat sports knows that Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor challenges Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather in Las Vegas on August 26. Even those with no interest in boxing or MMA have been sucked into the hype machine, which pits the … Read more
Paulie-gate was one of the most interesting aspects of the Mayweather vs. McGregor build-up leading in to the Aug. 26 showdown. Former boxing world champ Paulie Malignaggi was brought in as a sparring partner for Conor McGregor as he prepared to face Floyd Mayweather in what would be the Irishman’s pro boxing debut. There was … Read more
On Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, the world will witness the greatest combat sports spectacle in history as UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor takes on unbeaten pound-for-pound boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. inside the squared circle. It will be Conor’s debut as a pro boxer against the best of our era. Start time and how to … Read more
Showtime’s All Access pass into the lives of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor continues with episode 4. In this episode the fighters perform for the reporters and cameras at the media day workouts and start to wrap things up with training and other media obligations as they enter into the final days before their Aug. 26 showdown in the boxing ring live on Showtime pay-per-view.
Online Sportsbook Tempts Bettors With More Options For Mayweather-McGregor Super Fight San Jose, Costa Rica: Today, BetPhoenix.ag, a major online sportsbook, announced they have released new proposition bets on the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight. In line with the expectations this fight has created and the millions of dollars wagered on this event, BetPhoenix.ag is … Read more
Of course there’s going to be a music video. Stay tuned for the full length movie. Mayweather vs. McGregor is the spectacle of the age and it’s all going down on Saturday, Aug. 26 live on Showtime pay-per-view. ‘The Killers’ is a rock band and maybe you are familiar with them. I’m sure I’ve heard their music but I couldn’t name you one song and after watching this I understand why. I’m sure they were paid handsomely for this music video called “The Man”, which is not about some government conspiracy that wants to suck the life force from your every cell, but rather about who’s going to become “The Man” when McGregor and Mayweather slug it out in the boxing ring in less than a week. Both fighters are guaranteed to make in the nine figures, so technically they could both probably be called “The Man”. Though if Conor does indeed win, they may have to call Mayweather “The Old Man”. And we hear the Rolling Stones will be making that music video if the Irishman does indeed get it done.
Why do I feel like we’re in a Rocky remake and Sylvester Stallone is calling all the shots?
Watch Conor McGregor’s rise to become the UFC’s first-ever two-division champion in this new film entitled ‘Starboy’ from Hizzer Edits. The film picks up during Conor’s rematch against Nate Diaz and culminates with him capturing the lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez just three months later. The editing and production for ‘Starboy’ is excellent and will … Read more